During a meeting between Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a plan outlay of Rs 34,000 crore was fixed for the state in 2013-14. This outlay is 34 per cent higher than the previous fiscal. The central government agreed to release Rs 12,000 crore through Backward Region Grant Fund during the 12 th Plan (2012-2017). This fund is to be used mainly for ene
For the financial year 2013-14, Assam received a plan outlay of Rs 12,500 crore which was cleared by the Planning Commission. This is 19 per cent higher than the allocation of Rs 10,500 crore in 2012-13. The outlay was agreed at a meeting of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi with Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia.